The Island Media Arts Festival has been celebrating the best of atlantic canadian film and media arts since 2010 across the province of PEI. For a look at the festival’s history go to the IMAFESTIVAL ARCHIVE.
The 2013 festival gathered filmmakers and industry experts from PEI and across the Atlantic Provinces, as well as local audiences, to watch and talk films for four days in the heart of Charlottetown at The Guild. There were panels, parties and screenings. On the final night of the festival at the CBC Gala IMAF’s awards were given out to deserving artists. The Awards for 2013 were:
- The People’s Choice Award – Andrew MacCormack (for ‘Here and Away’)
- The CBC 321 Award – Jason Arsenault and Millefiore Clarkes (for ‘Islands’)
- The William F. White Filmmaker of the Year Award – Millefiore Clarkes
- WIFT-AT Salute Award – Gretha Rose
- F.A.V.E Award (presented by Culture Summerside) – Justin O’Hanley
Congrats to all and see you next year!